Risk of Contracting Heart Disease for Smokers

By Robbster

If you are a smoker, you may wonder what your risk is for developing heart disease.

Research has shown a person’s increased risk of contracting is directly proportional to the length of time that a person continues to smoke as well as the amount smoked.

So if you smoke one or two cigarettes a day, you are at risk. If you smoke a pack or two a day, your risk greatly increases.

Heart ImageHowever, if someone stops smoking, then these chances gradually decrease over time because the body has the ability to slowly repair the damage caused from smoking.

A year after quitting, the risk of contracting heart disease is half that of a continuing smoker. Other symptoms from smoking can also gradually heal.

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~American Heart Association



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    By Harley
    September 6, 2007

    Thanks for the positive comment you left on my blog a while ago. Since that time I’ve quit smoking and since I felt like being a geek today I made a wordpress plugin ‘Stop Smoking Plugin that I thought you might be interested in 🙂

    September 6, 2007

    Hi Harley!

    I am so glad to hear that you have quit smoking! Yay you. A very nice plugin Indeedy – I just activated it, thank you for dropping by and hope to see you again soon.


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